Azerbaijan, Baku, March 3 / Trend /
On March 3, the consul general of
Azerbaijan in Saint Petersburg Gudsi Osmanov met with the governor of Leningrad Oblast Valery Serdyukov, the press service of the Consulate General of of Azerbaijan in Saint Petersburg reported.
The meeting focused on expansion of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the Leningrad Oblast. The governor spoke about the economic potential of the oblast, noting that the reforms carried out in industry, agriculture and service sectors have yielded good results.
Consul general informed the governor that as a result of successful domestic and foreign policy pursued by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan has become a rapidly growing and leading country with a strong economy in the region.
The governor said that signing a cooperation agreement between Azerbaijan and Leningrad in trade and economic, scientific-technical and cultural spheres prepared and agreed by the two sides in 2005 are on the agenda and all opportunities will be resolved to resolve the issue.
Mentioning opening a memorial stone on the memorial Sinyavino Heights on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in order to perpetuate the memory of Azerbaijanis who died in defense of Leningrad during World War II, Osmanov thanked the leadership of the Leningrad Oblast for care.